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Gokstad ship, 9th century burial vessel, Viking Ship Museum, Vikingskipshuset

Gokstad ship, 9th century burial vessel, Viking Ship Museum, Vikingskipshuset


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Size: 4036 x 6054 (6.5MB)

Date: 23rd June 2010

Source: WorldInPrint

Credit: Peter Barritt/Robert Harding

City: Oslo

Country: Norway

© Peter Barritt

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Gokstad ship, 9th century burial vessel, Viking Ship Museum, Vikingskipshuset

Gokstad ship, 9th century burial vessel, Viking Ship Museum, Vikingskipshuset, Bygdoy, Oslo, Norway, Scandinavia, Europe

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© Peter Barritt

Exhibits Museums Oslo Ship Ships Viking Wood Bygdoy Gokstad Viking Ship Museum


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This print showcases the remarkable Gokstad ship, a burial vessel from the 9th century. Housed within the prestigious Viking Ship Museum, Vikingskipshuset, in Oslo, Norway, this wooden masterpiece is a testament to Viking craftsmanship and seafaring prowess. The image captures the essence of Scandinavian history and European heritage. The Gokstad ship stands tall and proud within the museum's building interior. Its intricate details are beautifully highlighted by Peter Barritt/Robert Harding's expert photography skills. The vertical composition emphasizes its grandeur while allowing viewers to appreciate every aspect of this archaeological wonder. As one gazes upon this color image, they are transported back in time to an era when these ships ruled the seas. The wood used in its construction tells stories of voyages undertaken by brave Vikings who explored distant lands and conquered new territories. Visiting this travel destination is like stepping into a time capsule that immerses visitors in Norse culture and mythology. Inside the museum, surrounded by other exhibits showcasing Viking artifacts and treasures, one can truly grasp the magnitude of their legacy. Whether you're an archaeology enthusiast or simply intrigued by ancient history, this print serves as a visual reminder of humanity's ingenuity and resilience throughout centuries past. It encapsulates not only a significant piece of Norwegian heritage but also Europe's rich cultural tapestry.

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